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to be impacting southern france and italy today, we've had reports of almost 250 mi millimeters falling in sicily in the last 24ours and various warnings in effect for southern france as well so flooding could be a problem here. 20 degrees in paris today. 21 in london with heavy rain and showers in vienna, 18 degrees for your day heim hitime high. here is your extended forecast now. >>> taking a look at our top story this is hour. >>> the japan coast guard has arrested the captain of a chinese fishing boat on suspicion of attempting to obstruct an inspection in japanese territorial waters. the 41-year-old chinese captain was arrested early on wednesday morning after his trawler collided with a japanese patrol ship off the senkaku islands in the east china sea tuesday. coast guard officials say the trawler was operating in japanese waters. they also say the fishing boat ignored a warning to stop and collided with the two patrol ships as it fled. the fishing boat eventually stopped outside japanese waters and coast guard officials boarded the trawler to question its crew. the officials concluded th
rugby tour along the most popular resorts in southern france - hopingto win over new young recruits. >>llense: the idea is that this gives them a taste for the sport and afterwards maybe they will watch a game or even play. the idea is to create a sort of dynamic at least that's what we hope for. >>reporter: the beach rugby tour cost 800,000 dollars to run. a price organizers are happy to pay to help find the players of tomorrow. and of course this summer could be the ideal time to boost the sport's appeal. >>bockman: the people behind the beach rugby tour have three goals: one to make beach rugby look fun; secondly to lure new recruits to the sport and thirdly attract disenchanted football fans to rugby. >>reporter: if of course parents are willing. that shouldn't be too difficult in the case of this young mother, happily watching her son run with the ball in the sand. karine is definitely not a soccer mum and exactly the sort of parent the french rugby authorities are targeting >>in french: at home we do not have a football only a rugby ball. and that's what we play with in the ga
to france, right? you have been there? >> sure. >> bill: people go to southern france and vacation and this is a nanny state. france is a nanny state. >> billy, last time i was in paris, i had a cab driver who smelled like he was eating cheese in the septic tank of a slaughter house while getting a permanent. >> i'm sorry. >> i don't think we should shoot for that. >> bill: did you get his name, miller so we could send him a bar of dial or something? >> i think it was frank coy or something like that. i don't know. >> bill: all right. so you are not an admirer of the french society is what you are telling me? >> you know, bill, you know when this struck me. i was watching when katrina hit new orleans. i saw a woman who must have been 21, 22 years old she had water up to her ankles. she looked into the camera and said come get me i don't want to call it a nanny human being of his urge or her urge to flee, rising water is not good for that human being. i don't know what you call it i don't know the psychology behind it i just know when you have a three-day lead on a rainstorm and you
. floods have now killed 54 and left 42 missing in southern china. this province had the heaviest rains in a century. the typhoon moved slowly westward. thousands have been evacuate. widespread strikes in france as most schools and transport are in chaos. public-sector workers are protesting the rise in the age at which they can retire. christian fraser reports now from paris. >> another grim day for french commuters. have the local and national rail services were canceled this morning. there was chaos at international airports. in paris, medium flights were grounded as air-traffic controllers walked out. some 200 flights to and from the uk were canceled. about the only guaranteed method of travel for those who reached paris was the freed bike service. as it stands, french persons can retire at 60. although they are not entitled to add full pension until they are 65. it's been reform bill is adopted, the retirement age will rise to 62 in the pension age to 67. there is within france of a growing sense of social injustice. among those demonstrating, middle-class voters, professionals, do
in southern china. the typhoon moved slowly to the west. officials say more than 78,000 people in low money -- low lying areas have been evacuated. closed schools and transport chaos in france. public-sector workers are protesting a plan to rage -- to raise the age of which they will retire. president sarkozy says he will press on with reform. christian fraser as this from paris. >> another grim day. half the local and national rail service was canceled this morning, with major delays on the paris metro and chaos at the international airports. in paris, a 40% of flights were canceled as air traffic controllers walked out. 200 flights from the uk were canceled. about the only guaranteed method of travel for those who did reach paris was this service. as it stands, at retirement age in france is 60. although they are not entitled to a full pension until they are 65. if the reform bill is adopted, then the time people -- timetable will rise to 62. workers will pay social security contributions for an extra year. there is, within france, a growing sense of social injustice, felt by unions. amon
terror plot against britain, france and germany, the terror threat level has already been raced in france where last night the eve ill tower was evacuated for the second time in as many weeks. >> 11 people are still missing following a landslide in mexico. at first officials in the southern mexican state feared as many as 1000 people were trapped, but rescue teams discovered that those reports were overestimated. still many homes and roads are badly damaged. the landslide follows days of heavy rain and more rain is in the forecast. >>> nine months after a disas druse earthquake haiti has yet to see the billion dollars pledged by the u.s. the money is still tied up in washington. more than a million haitians are living in the streets, debts in port-au-prince are growing. haiti is also waiting for more than 8 million dollars promised by 50 other nations and organizations. >>> the governor of american samoa has declared a die of remembrance as they mark a year since the earthquake there. here at home a memorial will be held tonight to remember the victims. last year's powerful earth quick tr
traffic link under abc 7 extras. kristen. >> frances, thanks. 6:53. state health officials are reporting yet another baby who died from whooping cough. the 9th victim of the epidemic this year is another southern californians. this a two-month hold. it causes severe coughing spells but hard to diagnose because early symptoms are mild. do not delay treatment. 36 cases of infection row reported in california this year. >> a jockey remains critical but stable after his spinal cord was severed, a time when he and his fiancee are expecting their first child anyday. michael martinez was riding fair and warmer when he was thrown from the horse and then the horse fell on him. martinez is a rising talent at golden gate fields. he ranks 13th in north america and trainers say he was riding his way to a triple crown race. >> no telling how great this kid was gonna be. i mean, he was far above the ordinary -- your ordinary jockey. >> martinez is paralyzed from the waist down. doctors tell the daily racing form that martinez is a prime candidate for embryonic stem cell therapy to regenerate his severe
communications; keeping some of the tax cuts; deporting immigrants from france; and merging two low-cost airlines. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan in our newsroom. >> sreenivasan: nato and afghan troops stepped up pressure on taliban fighters in southern afghanistan today. it was part of a new offensive to reclaim the insurgent stronghold of kandahar. the combat phase of operation dragon strike began several days ago. at the same time, "nato" helicopters based in afghanistan, carried out weekend raids into pakistan that killed at least 50 militants. pakistani officials protested the raids as violations of their sovereignty. afghan authorities worked today to win the release of a missing british aid worker. she and three afghan colleagues were kidnapped sunday in an ambush. all are employed by a consulting company that works on projects for the u.s. agency for international development. the local afghan governor tried to reassure the british government today about the woman's fate. >> i'm hopeful that we will succeed. we have weigh asked religious leaders and local el
with a high ranking republican to get his take. jenna: rain slams southern texas. we're live with details there. jon: in the bottom box, armed strike in the city of light, union protestors take to the streets in france over changes proposed for pension plans. is there a chance we'll ever see this scene in the united states? we're live in paris with details. we're here in the fox newsroom, breaking news is coming in from across the country and around the world right now. our domestic desk, covers the u.s., our foreign desk, watching events around the globe, and our media desk, bringing in all the video and live pictures for you, 24 hours a day. jenna: as we speak the president is holding back-to-back meetings with his economic team and then secretary of state hillary clinton. all this as the president is preparing to roll out a new business investment tax break. this is just the latest effort to jump start the economy and create new jobs. the republicans are saying it's just a little too late. wendell goler, live at the white house, with more on this. wendell, what can you tell us about th
. the latest prevented a terror attack that had been in the works in europe. britain and france are on alert this morning after credible threats of an attack including another one at the eifel tower. latest missile strike yesterday killed four militants, including an al-qaeda leader. >>> and in southern mexico, workers are still clearing debris from the massive mudslide yesterday. police aren't confirming deaths after reporting hundreds may have been buried. but they do say 11 people are missing. the mudslides blocked roads. that made it difficult for rescue crews to get to the remote area. >>> we'll check in with tucker barnes and look at what is happening here. and i take it this is the better part of the day today? >> absolutely. just a couple of clouds out there. later today mostly cloudy and maybe a couple of light showers for the evening commute but the main event is later tonight and into the daytime tomorrow. and it's not just washington. it's from southern florida, up to the mid-atlantic and new york and new england. >> so when it starts raining tonight, it will be through tomorrow
about shooting sprees in britain and france and germany. >> mud slides that are happening in mexico authorities are saying there are no confirmed deaths but 11 people are missing since the ground gave way in the southern state of mexico. is an improvement of what they first thought they thought maybe hundreds were buried or dead. there are three adults and eight children missing this morning following this landslide. they're digging through the mud at this hour looking. >> 33 trapped miners and i spirits after a surge in drilling raise toll rescue could come sooner. a drill made twice as fast progress as expected. officials say the miners could be pulled up nearly a month ahead of the official schedule but also warning families unforeseen problems could slow down the work. they have been trapped since august the fifth. >> will be back with more a couple of minutes as we head into a cool them we have a bit of a breeze and hayes. there was plan 9:44 a.m. still hot spot at the bay bridge? >> slow traffic at the approaches and the bridges. two accidents this morning and we still have no
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